The following is an online exhibition of materials that represent the proud history of Air America during the Vietnam War.
(Copyright The Air America Association. "Fair use" criteria of Section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976 must be followed. These materials are not to be used for resale or commercial purposes without written authorization from the Air America Association and/or the owners of these materials. Appropriate attributions for exhibit materials are provided.)
Films About Air America
Flying Men, Flying Machines:
This film was commissioned by Air America, Incorporated, and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. It depicts the men and women who served with Air America and their many missions and operations in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
Courtesy of the Air America Association Collection, Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University.
Air America in Laos, 1969-1970. Shots of Vientiane, Mekong River, LS-20A, Lao village and Meo tribal people.
Ben Van Etten Collection, Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
Air America Rescue Missions and other Operations
Air America Search and Rescue on the Plain de Jars
Air America Search and Rescue "Members Only" Interview
Air America Search and Rescue "Tuna Fish Sandwich"
Hmong Story 40, 1975-2015: Interview with Galen Beery
Galen Beery served with Pop Buell and International Voluntary Services in Laos
The Saddest Day: April 30, 1975: The Evacuation of Saigon
Video of Air America helicopters and others during the evaucation of Saigon